Your dedication to the dental hygiene profession is beyond amazing! Put yourself forward and be recognized! The 2024 ADHA Awards Program honors and recognizes ADHA members and contributors to the profession for their accomplishments in the areas of clinical, education, public health, research and more.
Review the ADHA Awards for 2024 that may highlight your achievements or showcase someone you know based on eligibility, requirements and application questions. Applications are due by Friday, February 23, 2024.
The Ann Battrell Crest + Oral-B Visionary Legacy award of the ADHA is intended to recognize and celebrate the lifetime achievements of professionals who have devoted the majority of their professional career to the service and practice of dental hygiene, embodying both leadership and innovation in their actions and legacy.
Ann Battrell became the first registered dental hygienist and first former ADHA president to assume the position of CEO of the organization. She served as ADHA’s President from 1996-1997. Battrell began her career with the ADHA in 2000 as manager of education and moved into the role of director of education four years later. In 2009, the Board of Directors selected her to fill the executive director opening and in 2016 she was named CEO. In her leadership role, she worked tirelessly to advance the dental hygiene profession, evolve the scope of practice, empower dental hygienists, eliminate inequities and improve access to care.
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Each year the selection of awards offered is evaluated based on a variety of qualifying factors. Awards that have been offered in the past may or may not be offered in the future. New awards may be introduced. The number and type of awards offered is determined by the availability of sponsorship as well as the quantity and eligibility of applications received. If you have questions about specific awards, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.